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    Tikal Jubilo 2009
    Bordeaux Red Blends - Argentina, South America


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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 92 The Wine Advocate, 91 International Wine Cellar

    Region: Argentina, South America

    Varietal: Bordeaux Red Blends

    Style: Smooth & Supple

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.1%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 116656

    Winemaker's Notes:

    This is the Asado wine you have been searching for! Deep blackcurrant and oak aromas with opaque red/purple color. Flavors of black cherry liqueur, red currants, and a touch of black tea. Lush without seeming heavy, the wine seems to unfold in layers, keeping the palate excited well past the lengthy finish. Plenty of tannin for aging without any harsh astringency.

    This Cabernet lover's dream pairs well with most fine food presentations like duck in a fruit sauce, leg of lamb persillade, Osso Buco, and even a simple filet mignon. Also complements medium-strong cheeses (French, Italian, goat) or dishes prepared with mushroom or cream sauces.

    Critical Acclaim:

    The 2009 Jubilo is a blend of 60% Malbec and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 16 months in French and American oak. Aromas of pain grille, pencil lead, exotic spices, violets, black currant, and blackberry inform the nose of a savory, structured, layered, incipiently complex offering that will benefit from another 2-3 years of cellaring. Drink this nicely proportioned, lengthy effort from 2013 to 2024.

    92 Points
    The Wine Advocate

    Bright red-ruby. Licorice and chocolatey oak dominate the nose. Very ripe and thick but also juicy and serious, with a flavor of raspberry liqueur supported by serious tannic structure. Less confectionery than the Patriota or Jubilo bottlings, and a bit less easygoing today. Finishes broad, round, lush and fairly tannic, with strong chocolatey oak tones and good energy. This held up nicely with extended aeration.

    91 Points
    International Wine Cellar
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    User Reviews:

    Big_Jilm (10/6/2013)
    Been waiting to try this one. It did not disappoint. Very unique flavor profile. Honestly this is the first wine I have been able to taste the leather and tobacco flavors some critics put in the reviews. Very little fruit but there was some hint of cherry. Long relaxed finish that was excellent. One interesting note is that the smell takes a long time to develop. Upon opening there is almost no aroma but after 20 min you get that rich full bodied smell you'd expect from this excellent malbec/cab blend.
    dweinand (1/23/2013)
    this is an unbelievable wine that was served with rack of lamb and it paired perfectly

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